The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 15 23 40
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 70 88 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.45% 6.41% 3.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.87% 6.70% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 39 19
Median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £298 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £100.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £46.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.13% +87.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
789 1314 1290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.29% 95.70% 96.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 666 670
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 20
Median hourly rate £52.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.39% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 38 (31.15%) Finance
2 21 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.21%) Data Centre
3 19 (15.57%) SQL
4 18 (14.75%) Law
4 18 (14.75%) Banking
5 13 (10.66%) Information Security
5 13 (10.66%) Windows
5 13 (10.66%) Microsoft
6 12 (9.84%) CSS
6 12 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (9.84%) F5
7 11 (9.02%) SIEM
7 11 (9.02%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (9.02%) Intel Security
7 11 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (9.02%) Cisco
8 10 (8.20%) CISSP
8 10 (8.20%) RDBMS
8 10 (8.20%) Relational Database
8 10 (8.20%) Mentoring
9 9 (7.38%) CheckPoint
9 9 (7.38%) Change Management
9 9 (7.38%) DNS
9 9 (7.38%) HTML
9 9 (7.38%) CEH
9 9 (7.38%) Wealth Management
10 8 (6.56%) Security Cleared
10 8 (6.56%) Java
10 8 (6.56%) MS Excel

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.28%) CMS
1 4 (3.28%) JBoss
1 4 (3.28%) SAS
2 3 (2.46%) Joomla!
2 3 (2.46%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.64%) Apache
3 2 (1.64%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.64%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.64%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.74%) MS Office
2 7 (5.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.82%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.82%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.82%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.82%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (0.82%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (0.82%) Force.com
1 1 (0.82%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.82%) Google Tag Manager
1 1 (0.82%) SaaS
1 1 (0.82%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.38%) DNS
2 8 (6.56%) Firewall
3 7 (5.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (5.74%) Network Security
4 5 (4.10%) BIG-IP
4 5 (4.10%) DHCP
5 4 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (3.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (2.46%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.46%) WAN
7 2 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.64%) LAN
7 2 (1.64%) WLAN
8 1 (0.82%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.82%) FTP
8 1 (0.82%) HTTP
8 1 (0.82%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.82%) MPLS
8 1 (0.82%) OSPF
8 1 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.20%) RDBMS
1 10 (8.20%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.10%) Big Data
2 5 (4.10%) DB2
3 3 (2.46%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.64%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.82%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.82%) Impala
5 1 (0.82%) Looker
5 1 (0.82%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.82%) SAS EBI
5 1 (0.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.82%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) JIRA
2 2 (1.64%) Log4j
2 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.82%) ERwin
3 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.82%) Gradle
3 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.82%) Selenium
3 1 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 38 (31.15%) Finance
2 18 (14.75%) Banking
2 18 (14.75%) Law
3 5 (4.10%) Retail
4 4 (3.28%) Back Office
5 3 (2.46%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.84%) CSS
2 9 (7.38%) HTML
3 5 (4.10%) Sass
3 5 (4.10%) Web Services
3 5 (4.10%) XML
4 4 (3.28%) Java EE
5 2 (1.64%) .NET
5 2 (1.64%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.64%) JMS
5 2 (1.64%) jQuery
5 2 (1.64%) JSP
5 2 (1.64%) Middleware
5 2 (1.64%) Spring
6 1 (0.82%) CSS3
6 1 (0.82%) HTML5
6 1 (0.82%) LESS
6 1 (0.82%) Node.js
6 1 (0.82%) React
6 1 (0.82%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.21%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.74%) User Experience
4 6 (4.92%) Cryptography
4 6 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.10%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.28%) Fintech
7 3 (2.46%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.46%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.46%) Statistics
8 1 (0.82%) CESG
8 1 (0.82%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.82%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.82%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.82%) Informatics
8 1 (0.82%) iSeries
8 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.82%) PKI
8 1 (0.82%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.66%) Windows
2 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (4.10%) Linux
4 3 (2.46%) Unix
5 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.64%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.82%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.82%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (10.66%) Information Security
3 11 (9.02%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (9.02%) SIEM
3 11 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (8.20%) Mentoring
5 9 (7.38%) Change Management
5 9 (7.38%) Wealth Management
6 8 (6.56%) Risk Management
7 7 (5.74%) Configuration Management
7 7 (5.74%) Migration
7 7 (5.74%) Security Architecture
8 6 (4.92%) Security Operations
9 5 (4.10%) Analytics
9 5 (4.10%) Ethical Hacking
9 5 (4.10%) Information Assurance
9 5 (4.10%) Prototyping
9 5 (4.10%) Rapid Prototyping
9 5 (4.10%) Scrum
10 4 (3.28%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.57%) SQL
2 8 (6.56%) Java
3 4 (3.28%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.28%) Perl
3 4 (3.28%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.28%) Python
4 3 (2.46%) VBA
5 2 (1.64%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.82%) ABAP
6 1 (0.82%) ES6
6 1 (0.82%) JCL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.20%) CISSP
2 9 (7.38%) CEH
3 8 (6.56%) GIAC
3 8 (6.56%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.74%) Degree
4 7 (5.74%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.92%) CREST Certified
6 5 (4.10%) CISM
6 5 (4.10%) SANS
7 2 (1.64%) CCNP
7 2 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.82%) CCIE
8 1 (0.82%) MCSA
8 1 (0.82%) MCSE
8 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) COBIT
3 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.82%) GDPR
3 1 (0.82%) ISO27005
3 1 (0.82%) MiFID
3 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.64%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.64%) XenApp
2 2 (1.64%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.82%) Firmware
3 1 (0.82%) SRDF
3 1 (0.82%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) QRadar
2 2 (1.64%) SCCM
3 1 (0.82%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.82%) Cacti
3 1 (0.82%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.82%) Nagios
3 1 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.82%) SCOM
3 1 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.82%) TADDM
3 1 (0.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (10.66%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.84%) F5
3 11 (9.02%) Cisco
3 11 (9.02%) Intel Security
4 9 (7.38%) CheckPoint
5 6 (4.92%) Oracle
6 5 (4.10%) Teradata
7 4 (3.28%) Blue Coat
7 4 (3.28%) IBM
7 4 (3.28%) Informatica
7 4 (3.28%) Splunk
8 3 (2.46%) SAP
9 2 (1.64%) Citrix
9 2 (1.64%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.64%) Misys
9 2 (1.64%) Tableau
9 2 (1.64%) VMware
10 1 (0.82%) Aruba
10 1 (0.82%) Infoblox
10 1 (0.82%) SolarWinds
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